Teresa Elzina Bartlett1,2

ID#1117, b. 27 September 1834, d. 1 October 1853
Father: Rufus Bartlett
Mother: Cleopatra Sherwin

Birth date: 27 September 1834 Date was calculated by subtracting 19 years 4 days from her date of death per the gravestone inscription.1
Birth place: Ohio County, Virginia.3

Teresa died at age 19 from consumption on 1 October 1853 in Marshall County, Virginia.4,5 Teresa's body was interred in the Bartlett-Rulong family cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia; her name appears on the gravestone as "Teresa E. Bartlett." The inscription reads, "IN Memory of Teresa E. Bartlett, died Oct 1st 1853. Aged 19 yr's 4 d's.
"BEAR me ye spirits of the blest, To zions bowers of joy and peace, Where all is love and heavenly rest, And holy anthems never cease." (verse from a Universalist hymn)
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"How short the race our daughter has run, Cut down in all her bloom, Her course but yesterday begun, Now finished in the tomb." (verse from an Episcopal hymn)."1


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Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1840Marshall County, VirginiaBelieved to be included in the household of Rufus Bartlett (her father) as a female age "5 & under 10."
(Official Census Date: 01 June 1840)7
Last Edited Date=28 Jan 2016

Citations

  1. [S144] Teresa E. Bartlett gravestone, Bartlett-Rulong family cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen Dalton, 05 June 2004.
  2. [S1079] Rufus Bartlett household, 1850 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, 33rd District, page 327 (653 handwritten), National Archives micropublication M432_959.
  3. [S23] Marshall County Historical Society, compiler, History of Marshall County West Virginia, 1984, "Rufus Bartlett" submitted by Rhonda Harris Knapp.
  4. [S144] Teresa E. Bartlett gravestone, Bartlett-Rulong family cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen Dalton, 05 June 2004.
  5. [S1689] Terrisa Bartlett, Marshall County Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 4132553_00005.jpg.
  6. [S364] Digital photograph of gravestone in Bartlett-Rulong family plot (Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia); photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 05 June 2004.
  7. [S2184] Rufus Bartlett household, 1840 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Western District, page 267 stamped, National Archives micropublication M704_568.